Airlines of Ukraine has asked the aviation authorities to allow flights in Russia in winter navigation 2015-2016 on four routes: Kiev-Moscow, Odessa-Moscow, Kyiv-St. Petersburg and Lviv-Moscow, follows from the message of Federal air transport Agency.
"Despite the fact that the Ukrainian side initiated the termination of the air of the address, in Rosaviatsia has received a letter from LLC "Airline" Atlasjet Ukraine " with the request for the opening of the winter navigation season 2015-2016 flights on three routes: Kiev-Moscow, Odessa-Moscow and Kiev-St. Petersburg ", - said in the report.
The airline "Atlasjet Ukraine" is part of the Turkish Atlasglobal, having a Charter carrier in Turkey.
The Federal air transport Agency draws attention to the fact that the Airline is planning to obtain permission from the Federal air transport Agency, pointing to "a long-standing kinship and socioeconomic ties between residents of Ukraine and Russia "and that" there was an urgent need for the organization of direct air messages in the interests of the inhabitants of several countries ".
at the same time with the petition to open flights in the winter season 2015-2016 on the route Kiev-Moscow and Lviv-Moscow turned subsidiary Company of a major Russian carrier UTair - " UTair-Ukraine ". In addition, the Federal air transport Agency on the last working day of the week, October 16, was sent to the state aviation administration of Ukraine, the proposal talks about winter flying in the Ukrainian side.
before Ukraine declared that completely stops air mail with the Russian Federation since 25 October. Ukrainian authorities believe that the Agency without explanation has limited the flights of the Ukrainian companies. However, before that, the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers has banned flights to Crimea several Russian carriers, including "Aeroflot" and "Transaero" flights to Ukraine from October 25. In response, Russia banned flights by Ukrainian companies.